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WKU Continuing & Professional Development no longer offers Faith Community Nursing courses.

Visit Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing for information about this program.


Faith community nursing is the specialized practice of professional nursing that focuses on the intentional care of the spirit as part of the process of promoting holistic health and preventing or minimizing illness in a faith community.

40 Contact hours (4.0 CEUs) awarded for full participation in the course.

You must already be a registered nurse with active licensure in good standing.

  • The participant will embrace the integration of faith and health as central to the faith community nurse role.
  • The participant will demonstrate knowledge, attitude, and skills to practice as a beginning faith community nurse.
  • The participant will value an inter-collegial peer system of support and identify a network for continued support.
  • The participant will commit to continued spiritual formation to more effectively understand & carry out the faith community nurse role.

The course is completely online and self-paced.  All work is completed within the stated date range.

We hope to enhance the learning experience of each participant by using discussion, personal sharing, case studies, lecture, audiovisuals, or group work.

This program is offered through a collaboration of WKU School of Nursing and Allied HealthWKU Continuing & Professional Development. Curriculum based on 2019 IPNRC Foundations of Faith Community Nursing.

The South Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) as a provider of continuing education under the Provider Number 5-0026, expiration date 12-31-21. 40.0 contact hours will be awarded after attending the entire offering and completing evaluations. KBN #5-0026-12-21-1347 (March 2021 course).

  1. Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Curriculum: Participant. (2014). Church Health Center, Inc. Memphis, TN. ISBN: 978-1-62144-047-5
  2. Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 3rd Edition. (2017). American Nurses Association/Health Ministries Association. Silver Spring, MD. ISBN # 978-0-9726088-3-1


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This program is offered through a collaboration of School of Nursing and Allied Health & WKU Continuing & Professional Development
Curriculum based on 2019 IPNRC Foundations of Faith Community Nursing.

The South Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) as a provider of continuing education under the Provider Number 5-0026, expiration date 12-31-21. 40.0 contact hours will be awarded after attending the entire offering and completing evaluations. KBN #5-0026-12-21-1347 (March 2021 course).


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 Last Modified 4/16/21